Early Childhood Education Programs. Read the following article on educational policy and infant/toddler care Educational Policy to an external site. and investigate early childhood education (ECE) options. Imagine you are a parent and are looking at different care facilities. What types of questions would you ask to make sure the facility is one that provides the best possible care and educational opportunities for your child? Make a list of all of the questions you would ask potential ECE facilities if you were researching these facilities.
Once you have generated your list of questions, explore the websites of at least three ECE facilities in our area looking for information about teacher/child ratio and other questions on your list. Please do not call the centers. They are overwhelmed with work these days and cannot respond to so many students. Once you have finished your research.
write a 2 – 3 page paper addressing the following: a) 1-2 paragraph summary of the article; b) what early childhood education options are available in the Central Virginia/Lynchburg area; c) the results of your investigation. Add your questions to the end of your document as the last page. The purpose of this assignment is for you to learn more about the importance and impact of Early Childhood Education.
To be successful on this assignment you must 1. read and summarize the article that is linked above in your 2 – 3 page paper, 2. Generate a list of questions you would want to ask an ECE if you were looking to enroll a child there, 3. Investigate the websites of at least 3 ECE facilities in our region using your questions as a guide 4. Summarize all of this information in a 2 – 3 page paper. Papers should be double-spaced and include a title page and reference page (reference is the article) that is in APA format (that is not part of the 2 – 3 pages).
Answers with the course’s readings and at least wo scholarly journal articles. The article’s purpose is to support your positions, claims, and observations, in addition to your textbook. Sources ProQuest and EBSCOhost are great sites to find resources. Also, write in a concise and logical, using excellent grammar and style techniques. Additionally, the quality of your writing dictates grading criteria. On the other hand, if you use direct quotes from books or articles, place the words you copied (use parenthesis) and cite them in-line. Also, only use sources within the five-year range.